- a jungle or a wild, heavily wooded area; wilderness
- ☆ any remote rural or provincial region; hinterland
Origin: orig. WWII military slang < Tagalog bundok, mountain
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plural noun Slang
- Wild and dense brush; jungle.
- Rural country; the backwoods.
Origin: From Tagalog bundok, mountain.